Definition of storm window in English:

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storm window


chiefly North American
A window fixed on the outside of a normal window for protection and insulation in bad weather or winter.
Example sentences
  • There was a small four pane window covered by a storm window at the end opposite the door.
  • The units are spaced with a 1-to 2inch gap between the storm window and existing window.
  • Like a storm window, double-glazed glass creates insulation by using an extra sheet of glass to create an air pocket.

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